Assistant Research Grants Analyst

HMH HOSPITALS CORPORATION Nutley Requisition # 2021-91288 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hours8:30am - 5pm Address111 Ideation Way, Nutley, 07110

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How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.

The Assistant Research Grants Analyst provides pre- and post-award support for the organization's grants program. This position is responsible for providing support in the preparation of all aspects of post award grant and clinical trial reporting which includes, preparation of budgets for grants/clinical trial applications, general ledger grant/clinical trial revenue and expense analysis, submission of monthly, quarterly, and/or annual grant/clinical trial expense reports, assisting finance department during yearend audit and Uniform Guidance audit and other requirements as outlined in detail below.


A day in the life of an Assistant Research Grants Analyst at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Provides grants related review and analysis.
  • Supports the grants team and supports their daily activities with grant functions including but not limited to effort certification, procurement and journalizing costs.
  • Maintains Excel spreadsheets to track dollar commitments to grants initiatives as well as funds for support of the management of the program and run queries on federal databases.
  • Coordinates paperwork and communications with participating investigators and NIH scientific program and grants management personnel. Reviews paperwork submitted by the lab and files it in accordance with the details of the grant requirements. Communicates with the lab regarding balances, purchases and efforts on projects.
  • Gathers data and enters onto spreadsheets including but not limited to literature reviews and creation of budget scenario.
  • Assists program directors in the tracking of budgets, progress, and development of milestones.
  • Develops fiscal spreadsheets for tracking budgets for Division research programs and provide quarterly summaries to be used to evaluate spending patterns.
  • Monitors and verifies accuracy of data using a variety of source documents; as problems arise, works with staff to research and analyze records, identifies errors and performs corrections.
  • Synthesizes information from multiple sources and prepares reports to be used internally or as part of external review committees. 
  • Develops spreadsheets to support the coordination of activities between various departments and organizations.
  • Constructs summaries to be used in analyzing and spending projections for managing and appropriating purposes. 
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Minimum of 1 year of accounting, grant writing and research or related experience.
  • Excellent project management, analytical, organizational, and computer skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically Excel spreadsheets.
  • Budgeting and/or accounting principles and grants administration.
  • Project cost analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance/Accounting or a related area.

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!

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